Every now and again, a feature will crop up in the automotive press about a new model of armored car that’s going on sale or heading to an auto show. Armored cars are fairly interesting, as is what information is available on sales outside of typical customers like governments. Most major carmakers do armored cars Read on! →


The rising cost of gasoline and the bailout of the auto industry were major topics of contention in Tuesday night’s presidential debates. No surprises there. Presidential debate on auto industry bailout Shortly after the start of the debate, President Obama reiterated Romney’s famous remarks from his 2008 New York Times editorial, “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt.” Read on! →


Because of EPA disclosure regulations, a new car buyer can leave a dealer’s lot confident that his or her new vehicle will clock in at the miles per gallon rated on its sticker, right? Maybe not always. But is that a cause for alarm, and what should be done about it, if anything? ‘Actual mileage Read on! →


Most car dealerships, just as with many industries, are perfectly legitimate, but there a certain number of bad apples. However, those bad apples leave a bitter taste, as car dealership complaints took the top spot of common consumer gripes in an annual Consumer Federation of America survey. CFA survey routinely puts car dealership complaints at Read on! →


Homelessness is a mightily uncomfortable state of being that many have experienced in this difficult economy. Rather than sleeping under a shelter or freeway overpass, some have taken to living in their cars. This has even been true of celebrities, before they were famous. For your voyeuristic/trivial pleasure, here’s a list of famous (and relatively Read on! →


Some people would love to own a car that was used in a television show or movie, but don’t think it’s possible to ever buy one. However, movie and television prop cars do wind up being for sale, some of which are quite affordable. Road-going dinosaurs According to AutoGuide, a pair of television prop cars, Read on! →


So, was Jayne Mansfield decapitated in her 1966 Buick 225 Electra? That answer and more about the most famous death cars of all time may surprise you. Click if you missed PART 1 or PART 2 of this article. Famous death cars No. 7 – Jayne Mansfield’s 1966 Buick 225 Electra While it isn’t true Read on! →


Remote start systems are quite the convenient thing to have, but there is something which should give owners pause. Remote start systems are susceptible to hacking and are apparently much easier to get into than some people realize. English thieves making short work of late model BMWs with remote start A rash of car thefts Read on! →